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The parish of

RUAN MAJOR


Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

The Online Parish Clerk (Genealogy) for Ruan Major is Margaret Bauer, who can be contacted by Email.

For information about (and contact details for) the current parish council please see this website.
Contact details for the church can be found by searching here.


PARISH INFORMATION

CENSUS:

Information can be found at COCP (the Cornwall Online Census Project), which is complete for 1841 to 1891 and has been verified, FreeCen at Rootsweb, which has a very good search engine and information from COCP, as well as GenUKI, which has more reference information and alternate resources.

REGISTERS:

For Parish Register information, please see our online searchable database (C-PROP), which is updated frequently, and GenUKI. The C-PROP parish coverage page is here.

DIRECTORIES:

For information, see the Cornwall Towns & Parishes link on GenUKI or visit the University of Leicester's Historical Directory website.

OTHER:

1834 Voters List for the parish

For more information regarding history, population, etc., visit GenUKI

MAPS:

For a zoomable and printable map of Cornwall please visit Cornwall Council’s mapping website. To see the Parish boundaries, click on the Layers Tab for Government Boundaries.

For maps and satellite images use Google Maps.

To enjoy a "walk" around this parish, search for Ruan Major at http://maps.google.co.uk/, then drag the person icon from above the zoom commands and place it at a specific location on the map.

ADJACENT PARISHES:

Mullion, Cury, St Martin in Meneage, St Keverne, Grade, Ruan Minor and Landewednack.

ONLINE BOOKS:

  1. Ruan Major is included in The Parochial History of Cornwall, Volume III by Davies Gilbert, William Hals, Thomas Tonkin, Henry Samuel Boase, originally published in 1838 (page 416). Also downloadable as a pdf from here.
  2. Phillimore's Marriages Vol XXV transcripts including Ruan Major (transcribed and in our database). For the Contents page, keep clicking Next until page 8/184 appears.